Place:


Thorverton  Devon

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Thorverton like this:

THORVERTON, a parish, with a village, in Tiverton district, Devon; 3¾ miles NW of Stoke-Canon r. station, and 7 N of Exeter. It has a post-office‡ under Collumpton, and fairs on the last Monday of Feb., and the Monday after 18 July. Acres, 4,036. Real property, £6,334. Pop. ...


in 1851, 1,511; in 1861, 1,211. Houses, 276. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £507.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of E. The church is good; and there are a Baptist chapel, national schools, and charities £62.

Thorverton through time

Thorverton is now part of Mid Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mid Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Thorverton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thorverton in Mid Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4332

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019


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